Advisory: Secretary Perdue to Host the Tom Stefani Memorial Tree Planting

Perdue will re-plant Afghanistan war veteran memorial tree
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United States Department of Agriculture

Media Advisory

(Washington, D.C., November 12, 2018) – U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue will host the ceremonial tree re-planting in honor of USDA Forest Service employee Tom Stefani who was killed in action in Afghanistan in 2007. Stefani served as an agriculture specialist in the Ghazni province of Afghanistan. Prior to serving in Afghanistan, Stefani worked as a Rangeland Management Specialist at the Humboldt-Toiyabe National Forest in Northeast Nevada.

*NOTE: Media interested in attending must RSVP to by TODAY, November 12th at 5:00 p.m. ET.


Secretary Perdue to Host the Tom Stefani Memorial Tree Planting

WHEN: Tuesday, November 13th at 2:00 pm ET

WHERE: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Whitten Building Lawn, 1400 Jefferson Drive SW, Washington, D.C.